27th > October > 2013 Archive

Sony Bravia KDL-40V3000 with fire on the screen

Drone owners told: stay out of bushfire skies

Idiots with toy UAVs, a thirst for self-promotion, and no idea about safety have been told in no uncertain terms to stay away from bushfire grounds in Australia.
A Womble holding a guitar

Coding 'cockwomble' answers exceptionally dull critics on El Reg forums

Readers' corner A couple of days ago, we alerted Reg readers to a provocative article attacking the UK Government's proposed ICT curriculum.
Drew Cullen, 27 Oct 2013
The Wirliyatjarrayi Learning Centre

The Reg explores technology in a remote aboriginal community

The author William Gibson is reported to have said the future is already here, it's just not very evenly distributed.
Simon Sharwood, 27 Oct 2013

OS X Mavericks mail client spews INFINITE SPAM

Apple’s update to OS X, Mavericks, has gone rather better than Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 upgrade. Except if you try to use its email client, the prosaically-named “Mail”.
Simon Sharwood, 27 Oct 2013